Occupant behavior and its impact on energy consumption of urban residential buildings
Improving the energy efficiency of buildings cannot be circumvented to address two big challenges confronting us today - energy security and climate change. Operation of buildings alone accounted for 30% of global final energy consumption and 28% of global greenhouse gas emissions in 2018 (IEA, 2019). With rapid urbanization and growth in household income, especially among developing countries, energy demand from buildings may double or even triple by mid-century if we go with business as usual...[Show more]
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